When "they" say 9 months, all moms know that it really means 10 months. Plus post-pardum recovery, aka, the "4th Trimester," it goes by in a blur for some and for others, not so much. In the long run, being pregnant is only a tiny span in your life. Looking back, you might laugh at how long you felt it took. But don't forget to capture this time. It is only a blip on the screen.